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Poster: rdenirojb87 Date: Sep 23, 2011 10:04am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

Happy BDAY indeed. The greatest Jazz musician of all time IMO. What would Phil have sounded like had there been no Coltrane?

love this song!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpX517F8H24&;feature=related

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Poster: clementinescaboose Date: Sep 24, 2011 1:10am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

Seconded. I love Miles, but there's just no one like 'Trane...

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Poster: Hal R Date: Sep 23, 2011 10:48am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

Just Phil? How about the whole band!

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Poster: jerlouvis Date: Sep 23, 2011 11:14am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

For my ear there is no more beautiful sound than the rich tone of John Coltrane's tenor saxophone,a true master of his art.

Duke and Trane
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR13ECD71xU

quartet plus Dolphy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wuaquaMmGA

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Poster: rdenirojb87 Date: Sep 23, 2011 11:59am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

very nice. i love this as well, from the quartet:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibURCPx4Iug&;feature=related

impressions is such a masterpiece

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Poster: rastamon Date: Sep 23, 2011 12:07pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

I need to hear some GOOD Coltrane! I'd torrented this show at LL John Coltrane-1966-07-02-Newport Jazz Festival the first song is "My favorite things" It's like severe dental pain, worse than any Phil & Ned I've ever heard. Am I flawed in my appreciation of Jazz??

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Poster: dooglar Date: Sep 23, 2011 1:46pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

wow

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Poster: rdenirojb87 Date: Sep 23, 2011 12:19pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

Does the Greensleeves I posted above do anything for you? It's very structured for Coltrane. You shouldn't need to be well-versed in jazz to appreciate it. There's so many types of Jazz. Perhaps free form just isn't your thing.

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Poster: rastamon Date: Sep 23, 2011 7:24pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

I'll check it out. I enjoyed the movie Bird,
If you heard "My Favorite Things" from the above mentioned show, you'd agree it's really a lot of screeching, no melody or harmonies - check it out, I think it has seeders. It's in "Jazz Sunday" at LL. Phil & Ned friends would like it...different strokes you know

http://shnflac.net/details.php?id=d23bbdc90df7380b2215320f2f728a7906898644

This post was modified by rastamon on 2011-09-24 02:24:39

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Poster: rdenirojb87 Date: Sep 24, 2011 10:50am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

have to agree. doesn't sound very nice on the ears at first. it does get better though.

the earlier versions of my favorite things are much more compelling from what i've heard

This post was modified by rdenirojb87 on 2011-09-24 17:50:58

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Poster: rastamon Date: Sep 24, 2011 10:24am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

the other two tracks are very good, I'm enjoying them now. I think John had to vent, his Favorite Thing was to wail out all his angst. In fact, this sounds now sounds real good!

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Poster: rastamon Date: Sep 23, 2011 12:13pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

whats worse, the whole crowd erupts into applause at the end

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 23, 2011 10:40am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Happy Birthday - non-dead (but what an influence)

Phil devotes a healthy section of his book on Trane. Worth the read.